Category Archives: Books and Film

Training a Mustang: The Third Day

When Vivian Gabor, a biologist with a masters degree in Equine Science and a doctorate in Livestock Ethology, first heard about the Mustang Makeover, she was interested in working with...

Horse Crazy

Once on a call that stretched from Manhattan to Tel Aviv, Sarah Maslin Nir’s Aunt took a second to realize who she was. “Sarah? Who loves Sousim?” she asked, using...

T-Galop: A Louisiana Horse Story

Like the rest of the world, the equestrian community is grappling with the concept of erasure. Erasure is when those in power promote their viewpoints and icons in the historical...

What That Whinny Means

We all get excited when our horses whinny our way. The very idea that it demonstrates affection, or anticipation of our arrival, or is even merely a polite greeting between...

Why Horses Need Social Bonds

Those who study equines can identify plenty of ways the domestic horse has had to develop coping mechanisms related to a life lived in small, contained spaces with few companions....

3 Films to Watch with Mom

Many of us became horse crazy because of our mothers, aunts, grandmothers, or another female figure who swept in and encouraged us into a saddle. They threw us up on...

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